Kosciuszko Foundation Tuition Scholarships support American students of Polish descent for graduate studies at colleges and universities in the United States. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $7,000 are awarded on a competitive basis for one academic year. The scholarship application form posts to this page in the Fall for funding that will be offered for the following academic year, September - May.
All fields and majors are eligible for scholarship funding. In addition, dedicated funding is available for:
United States citizens and permanent residents of Polish descent who are beginning or continuing their graduate studies and who have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Scholarships are awarded for full-time studies only. Only one member per immediate family may receive a tuition scholarship during any given academic year. Applicants may re-apply. Awards are limited to only two tuition scholarships per individual during the period of his/her studies.
Selection is based on academic excellence, the applicant's academic achievements, interests and motivation, the applicant's interest in Polish subjects or involvement in the Polish American community. Financial need is taken into consideration.
A complete application includes the following materials:
H - Submit the $35 non-refundable application fee together with the Checklist to the KF via US post. Please make your check or money order payable to the Kosciuszko Foundation.
Notes for Re-applicants:
Please see Notes above for additional information.
Notes for all applicants:
The scholarship deadline dates for academic year September 2016-May 2017 are :January 15, 2016 application, supporting materials and application fee May 15, 2016 copy of your Letter of Admission to Graduate School Notification of results will be made on or about May 29, 2016.
_____________________________________________________ONLINE APPLICATION IS CURRENTLY CLOSED. THE NEXT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION PROCESS BEGINS IN FALL 2015 FOR AWARDS TOWARDS ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/17.
When the on-line application period is closed, write to Addy@thekf.org and ask to be added to the Tuition Scholarship mailing list. We will add your e-mail address to our list for one year. You will receive an e-mail notification when the new application cycle is open.
You will need to upload several documents to complete the online application: